Goal Setting in a Blog World

I started my blog journey on March 26, 2014 with not a clue as to where I was headed with my blog.  I knew I wanted to write and share my journey into my retirement years, even though I was not sure how I wanted to do it.  I did not want to be boring … Continue reading Goal Setting in a Blog World

Good For YOU–Chocolate Muffins

It was quite a cold morning here in Pensacola, Florida, so I decided I would make up a batch of my Good for you Chocolate Muffins.  I really love these.  They are a decadent treat with Greek Yogurt and a cup of British PG Tips tea in the evening. I love to find recipes and … Continue reading Good For YOU–Chocolate Muffins

Flickering Flames

  Flames flicker in the heavy breeze from the open window, as raindrops spit against the glass - falling, rhythmic, keeping time. Wet spatters slide. Tears fall, like rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. Flames sputter, stutter, go out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe gasping, panting, … Continue reading Flickering Flames

Writer’s Block? WHO ME?

BlogHer had a great prompt today: “Have you ever had extended writers' block? How long did it last? What did you do to break out of it, and do you have tips for other bloggers?” I was excited to see this prompt today because I know at one time or another everyone has some degree … Continue reading Writer’s Block? WHO ME?

BLOG Hop II–The Name Game

Mark Bialczak, as team coordinator for Team Pepper of this year’s NaBloPoMo came up with a great idea!  He has started a Blog Hop called the Name Game. Here Are the Rules: 1. Write a paragraph or two about somebody from an ordinary walk of life with an unordinary name. It can either be a … Continue reading BLOG Hop II–The Name Game

Persimmon–An Asian Fruit

Have you ever heard of persimmons?  Since moving back to Florida a couple of years ago, I have had the best time discovering all kinds of different plants to grow and eat.  My neighbor, Su, shared some of these orange gems with me and they are fabulous! Persimmons taste like a cross between a banana … Continue reading Persimmon–An Asian Fruit